Cincinnati Public School Board

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A newcomer, Ben Lindy, was headed toward winning a seat on the Cincinnati Board of Education Tuesday night, while three incumbents backed by the Democratic Party and the teachers' union also were winning.

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Voters in the Cincinnati Public School District will have two school board elections on the ballot for Tuesday's election.

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Running up to Election Day on Nov. 5, WVXU will run a series on the candidates' positions on major issues. Today focuses on neighborhood schools.  

Voters in the Cincinnati Public Schools district have two separate school board races to decide in next Tuesday's election.

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Running up to Election Day on Nov. 5, WVXU will run a series on the candidates' positions on major issues. Today focuses on transportation. In 2018, more than a dozen students were hit by cars while walking to school. This year, parents have complained of buses being late, or not showing up

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Running up to Election Day on Nov. 5, WVXU will run a series on the candidates' positions on major issues. Today focuses on funding in public schools.

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Running up to Election Day on Nov. 5, WVXU will run a series on the candidates' positions on major issues, starting today with issues of equity in public schools.

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This year traffic crashes total 12,651 with 17 being fatal and 141 severe injuries, according to city data.

At a Monday night meeting, Cincinnati Public Schools' board voted to join safety advocates and other public officials to end traffic related deaths and injuries.

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Late drop off times, lack of communication and crammed school buses are at the heart of some parents' complaints about Cincinnati Public Schools' bus system.

"And once again it's all of the same answers," says Amy Waldfogle, whose daughter is a seventh grader at Spencer Center. "'There's rain; there's traffic; you don't understand; it'll work itself out." She says the reason things work themselves out is because parents quit using the bus system.

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Cincinnati school board member Ozie Davis III has failed to make the November ballot because his nominating petitions lack the required number of signatures.

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The Cincinnati Public Schools Board is announcing a $657 million budget for the 2019-20 school year.

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The Cincinnati Public Schools board is pulling in student voices in a new bully prevention report.

City And CPS Board Disagree Over Tax Abatement Renewal

May 8, 2019
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A City of Cincinnati and Cincinnati Public Schools agreement on property tax abatements is set to expire this year.

The Cincinnati School Board Wednesday night appointed Pamela Bowers to serve through the end of the year.  She replaces Ericka Copeland Dansby who resigned March 6th.

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We now know the names of eight people the Cincinnati Public School Board will interview to fill a vacancy created by the departure of Ericka Copeland-Dansby.

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The Avondale Development Corporation (ADC) is working with neighbors to identify strengths and challenges in the community and establish goals to move the neighborhood forward.

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Cincinnati City Council and the Cincinnati Board of Education are getting ready to re-negotiate a 1999 agreement concerning tax abatement policies.

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A former Cincinnati Public Schools board member is hoping to educate future board members. Elisa Hoffman says there are lots of groups focused on recruiting political candidates, but not many efforts to make people effective once they're in office. Hoffman's created a course she says will fill the gap.

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Cincinnati Public School board members have approved a resolution calling on the state and federal governments to prioritize school safety. The measure comes after several high-profile school shootings this year.

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Cincinnati Public School board members voted Wednesday to approve a stadium deal with FC Cincinnati in the West End. The vote comes despite the team saying last week it is no longer interested. A team spokeswoman said Wednesday afternoon that statement was still good.

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